Vol. 24, Issue 3
complete issue in one PDF file (PDF, 10.08 MB) or access individual sections
News (PDF, 983.32 KB)
Next generation LGMG slab scissor lifts and electric booms, New 29 metre Isoli truck mount, Two new all-electric Niftylifts, Crane less wind blade installation, New Grove TTS9000-2, Terex Aerials all-electric utility platform/bucket truck, Potain to build MCT 135 in India, Genie brings back the Z-45/25J RT and launches DC & hybrid telescopics, New electric Zoomlion booms, Solar powered lift, European built Sinobooms, Enerpac’s new eMover skate, mastclimber Alert and financials round-up…
Low level access (PDF, 1.13 MB)
Falls from heights of less than five metres are the biggest cause of life changing injuries and fatalities. Using low level work platforms increase safety as well as being more cost effective. We review the sector as well as visiting the latest access manufacturer Metal & Modular to find out more about its new all mechanical Navigator 6.0.
All terrain cranes (PDF, 902 KB)
In Europe the All Terrain crane has been the mainstay of most crane rental fleets for more than 30 years. We take a brief look at the development of the two and three axle models as well as the changing face of the sub 55 tonne mobile crane sector which used to make up around 70 percent of the market.
Telehandlers (PDF, 1018.61 KB)
The telehandler has established itself as a hugely popular and essential materials handling machine in many countries around the world, particularly in the construction and agricultural sectors. We take a look at the latest new model introductions and product developments from the compact to the all-electric.
Vertikal Days review (PDF, 1.94 MB)
This year’s Vertikal Days returned to the East of England Showground in Peterborough at its traditional time of year. This extended review is purely pictorial but even then, with so many products and exhibitors it was impossible to cover every stand or exhibit.
Remote controls (PDF, 517.39 KB)
Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a radical change in the way an increasing range of crane types and models are operated. Will North spoke to Potain’s Remi Daporte about the changing face of remote controls in the self-erecting tower crane market.
Books and models (PDF, 249.99 KB)
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